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Clinical and Developmental Immunology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 317682, 10 pages
Review Article

Mediators of Inflammation and Their Effect on Resident Renal Cells: Implications in Lupus Nephritis

Department of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Received 7 May 2013; Accepted 7 August 2013

Academic Editor: Richard J. Quigg

Copyright © 2013 Susan Yung et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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